See you next year!

 

Party on the field at Sports Authority Field at Mile High and indulge in unlimited bacon and craft beer. Sample 80+ beers from regional breweries, eat 30+ bacon-infused dishes from local chefs, play giant Jenga, battle it out on the bungee run, compete in the Hormel® bacon eating contest and more.

 

A Spezzare: PB&J - Green Chile Pimento Cheese with Bacon and Jalapeño Slaw

A Taste of the Philippines: A Taste of the Philippines

Arepas, Carribean Food: Bacon Arepas and Bacon & Beer Rice

Bacon Social House: Billionaire's Bacon

Block & Larder: PBB&J (Peanut Butter, Bacon & Jam)

Brio Tuscan Grille: Bacon Risotto

Cloud Nine Catering: Grown Up Mac & Cheese with Bacon and Mesquite Chicken & Bacon

Cypress Grove: Cheese

Daily Selection at First Draft Taproom: Maple-Brown Sugar-Bacon Deviled Eggs with Cinnamon Cracklings

Degree Food + Drink: Pork Belly Country Pate

Earls Kitchen + Bar: Mini Pork Slider with a Side of Bacon Clam Chowder

Farm House at Breckenridge Brewery: Sweet Onion Glazed Bacon / Crispy Procuitto / Sriracha Peanuts

Genesee Candy Land: Chocolate Covered Bacon

GQue Championship BBQ: Jalapeño Cheddar Sausage

Hearth & Dram: Bacon-Bologna & Cheese

il porcellino salumi: Bacon Carnitas on Bacon Masa Cake with Jagged Mountain Beer-Infused Green Chile

Interstate Kitchen + Bar: Confit of Pork Belly "Banh Mi"

MAX's Wine Dive: Pina Colada Pork Belly

Milk & Cake: Salted Caramel Ice Cream with Maple Bacon

Passanante's Home Food Services: Filet Mignon/Brisket Sliders, Cilantro Lime & Hickory BBQ Chicken Breast Sliders

Pink Zebra Desserts: Fat Elvis Cupcake

Southern Hospitality: Pecan Porter Glazed Bacon Wrapped Hot Link Sausage with Carolina Gold Barbecue Sauce

The Corner Office: Bacon Cinnamon Rolls with Stout Icing

The Pint Room: Signature Bar Bacon

Wynkoop Brewing Company: Hopped-Up On Swine

Not all restaurants will be participating in both sessions.


Participating Breweries

More Coming Soon.


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Renowned culinary professionals, tastemakers and craft beer enthusiasts will judge the suds and grub throughout the stadium. From best sweet use of bacon to weirdest twist on a craft brew, our judges will try everything and award the best!

 
Eliza Cross Eliza is an award-winning writer and the author of a dozen cookbooks, including the perennially-popular 101 Things To Do With Bacon, 101 More Things To Do With Bacon, and 101 Things To Do With Beer. She is also the founder of BENSA, the exclusive society for Bacon Enthusiasts 'N Swine Aficionados. A food stylist, corporate recipe developer, and marketing consultant, Eliza blogs about cooking, gardening, and home projects at HappySimpleLiving.com.

Eliza Cross
Eliza is an award-winning writer and the author of a dozen cookbooks, including the perennially-popular 101 Things To Do With Bacon, 101 More Things To Do With Bacon, and 101 Things To Do With Beer. She is also the founder of BENSA, the exclusive society for Bacon Enthusiasts 'N Swine Aficionados. A food stylist, corporate recipe developer, and marketing consultant, Eliza blogs about cooking, gardening, and home projects at HappySimpleLiving.com.

Nick Evans Nick is a writer, blogger, passionate home cook, and father. He has been writing on his popular food blog, Macheesmo, for eight years. He has a nationally released cookbook all about using leftovers effectively (Love Your Leftovers), and was on the NBC game show Food Fighters where he cooked against some of the nation’s best chefs. (Spoiler alert: He did pretty okay.)

Nick Evans
Nick is a writer, blogger, passionate home cook, and father. He has been writing on his popular food blog, Macheesmo, for eight years. He has a nationally released cookbook all about using leftovers effectively (Love Your Leftovers), and was on the NBC game show Food Fighters where he cooked against some of the nation’s best chefs. (Spoiler alert: He did pretty okay.)

Kara Primomo Kara is a Marketing Specialist in the beer industry and a Certified Cicerone. Over the past two years, she has built up the beer education program for her company, helping her colleagues earn their first and second level certifications through the Cicerone program.  She also offers tasting trainings to retailers in the Denver market.  A photographer with a passion for cooking, Kara is currently working on a beer and food pairing cookbook. 

Kara Primomo
Kara is a Marketing Specialist in the beer industry and a Certified Cicerone. Over the past two years, she has built up the beer education program for her company, helping her colleagues earn their first and second level certifications through the Cicerone program.  She also offers tasting trainings to retailers in the Denver market.  A photographer with a passion for cooking, Kara is currently working on a beer and food pairing cookbook. 

Mike Boyle For the past 25 years, Mike has entertained people all along the Front Range of Colorado on radio and television. A successful owner and operator of his own Denver restaurant for over 15 years--and member of the Colorado Restaurant Hall of Fame--Mike is now the host of the Mike Boyle Restaurant Show, where he offers a knowledgeable yet lighthearted look at the ever changing restaurant scene throughout the Denver metropolitan area and Colorado Springs.

Mike Boyle
For the past 25 years, Mike has entertained people all along the Front Range of Colorado on radio and television. A successful owner and operator of his own Denver restaurant for over 15 years--and member of the Colorado Restaurant Hall of Fame--Mike is now the host of the Mike Boyle Restaurant Show, where he offers a knowledgeable yet lighthearted look at the ever changing restaurant scene throughout the Denver metropolitan area and Colorado Springs.